Tony Wills scores two free throws in the final five seconds to secure Redbird win.
Four Redbirds scored in double figures in the 84-65 win over the Hawks.
The "Fall Conversations" series begins today with a video featuring Kaza Keane.
Preparations for the 2013-14 season officially started at 7 a.m. Monday morning.
The sophomore guard led the Redbirds with 3.2 assists per game last season.
Fall Conversations: #0 Kaza Keane
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WJBC Redbird Recap - ISU vs. Fairleigh Dickinson
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2012 Media Day - Kaza Keane
Redbirds hosting Dayton (Redbird Arena)
Illinois State Vs. Chicago State on Dec. 4, 2013.
Redbirds took on Quincy in the men's exhibition game.
The ISU men's basketball team held its first practice of 2013-14, Sept. 30, on Doug Collins Court at Redbird Arena.
2013-14/Sophomore at Illinois State During the summer of 2013, played alongside MiKyle McIntosh for the Canadian Junior Men's National Team (JMNT) at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Prague, Czech Republic Helped Canada earn sixth place (4-5), matching its highest finish in the event Keane and McIntosh both played in all nine games, and Keane scored his tournament-high nine points, with a game-best eight assists, seven rebounds and three steals to lift Canada to a July 2 win over Iran Recipient of the Will Robinson Endowed Scholarship.
2012-13/Freshman at Illinois State Split time as ISU's point guard Started 10 of 31 games played Led the team with 3.2 assists per game Held scoreless during Illinois State's two games at the Valley Tournament Scored seven points on 2-for-3 shooting and was 3-for-4 at the foul line in the loss at Northern Iowa (March 2) Netted five points, with five assists and three rebounds in the win over Missouri State (Feb. 27) Tallied seven points on 2-for-2 shooting, including one three-pointer plus 2-for-2 free throws in the win over Southern Illinois (Feb. 2) Scored five points, including a key three-pointer to break a first-half tie, in the win over Evansville (Jan. 26) Grabbed a career-high five rebounds with two points and two assists in the win over Indiana State (Jan. 23) Scored a career-high two three pointers and collected four rebounds in the loss to No. 16 Creighton (Jan. 2) Did not play in the loss at No. 5 Louisville (Dec. 1) after spraining his right ankle in practice Matched a career high with nine assists, plus scored two points with one steal in the loss to Northwestern (Nov. 24) Contributed a career-high nine assists in the win over Fairleigh Dickinson (Nov. 20) Scored seven points with four assists and three steals in the win over Delaware State (Nov. 18) Dished out four assists with only one turnover in the win over Drexel (Nov. 15) Made the start in his first-ever collegiate basketball game, dishing out a team-high five assists versus UC Santa Barbara (Nov. 12).
Prior to Illinois State Averaged 18 points and 11 assists per game as a senior at Christian Faith Center Academy Played some of the top teams in the country while at CFCA and scored 19 points and handed out 14 assists in a victory over Upper Room and its top-10 prospect Rodney Purvis Named to the all-conference team and was the team's player of the year Ranked the No. 2 point guard in Canada Played with Grassroots Canada in the AAU circuit and averaged 22 points and seven assists per contest In 2010, helped lead the U17 Ontario Team to the silver medal at the national championships in Winnipeg, Manitoba Played his first two prep seasons at Pickering High School, where he led the Trojans to the 2009 championship of the prestigious University of Windsor Invitational High School Boys Basketball Tournament Was also named the most valuable player of the event.
Personal Born January 27, 1994 Son of Hugh and Karen Keane His sister, Kalisha, played collegiately at Michigan State and professionally in Europe His other sister, Takima, played college basketball at Cleveland State Name is pronounced: KAY-zuh KEEN The first player in Illinois State men's basketball history to hail from Canada Major: Psychology